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FREDI GONZALEZ RUMORS

Chipper tells Braves: ‘Not ready’ to be hitting coach

One of the most logical places for the Braves to look for their new hitting coach was the Double Dime Ranch in Texas, and they did, Chipper Jones told The Atlanta Journal-Constitution. The former Braves third baseman said Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez contacted him recently to gauge his interest in the Braves’ hitting coach position, and Jones told him the timing wasn’t right...
Via Pro Sports Daily
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves News: Atlanta retains Fredi Gonzalez, Hires Bo Porter as coach

Although the announcement is not brand new, it is now official. On Friday, the Atlanta Braves announced the return of manager Fredi Gonzalez for 2015. In addition, the Braves have also hired former Houston Astros manager Bo Porter as the new third-base coach, replacing Doug Dascenzo. Braves interim GM John Hart announced today that manager Fredi Gonzalez will return for his fifth...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Fredi Gonzalez is safe while others are not so lucky

The Atlanta Braves announced on Friday that manager Fredi Gonzalez will return in 2015 for his fifth season with the team, while some of his coaching counterparts on the staff were not so lucky. Gonzalez will get at least one more go-around with the Braves Out is assistant hitting coach Scott Fletcher, who shared the same fate of hitting coach Greg Walker, who resigned earlier this...
Via isportsweb.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Fredi Gonzalez to return as Braves manager for 2015

While general manager Frank Wren was let go by the Atlanta Braves, the same fate will not fall on manager Fredi Gonzalez. Interim general manager John Hart announced on Friday that Gonzalez would return for the 2015 season for a fifth season at the helm of the Braves. During Gonzalez’s time as the Braves manager the team has twice been to the playoffs and has won one divisional...
Via Tireball.com
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves announce Fredi Gonzalez will return as manager next season

ATLANTA (AP) -- Fredi Gonzalez will return as the Atlanta Braves manager next season. Interim general manager John Hart made the announcement Friday. Gonzalez' future was in doubt after the Braves missed the playoffs. GM Frank Wren was fired with a week to go in the regular season. It was thought the Braves would wait until a permanent GM was hired to decide on Gonzalez's...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Fredi Gonzalez staying as Braves manager

ATLANTA (AP) Fredi Gonzalez will return as the Atlanta Braves manager next season. Interim general manager John Hart made the announcement Friday. Gonzalez' future was in doubt after the Braves missed the playoffs. GM Frank Wren was fired with a week to go in the regular season. It was thought the Braves would wait until a permanent GM was hired to decide on Gonzalez's future...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez, coaches in limbo during GM search

  Atlanta Braves manager Fredi Gonzalez said Thursday that no decisions have been made yet about his coaching staff's future. Interim general manager John Hart said he and Gonzalez met Wednesday and ''looked at all facets of the club, and we talked a lot about staff.'' Hart said he doesn't know that any moves are ''imminent.'' Gonzalez added...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Braves use Frank Wren as the fall guy for Fredi Gonzalez’s sins

On Monday, the Atlanta Braves made the move that we all expected for awhile now – they fired general manager Frank Wren, who has put together a team that has fallen out of the playoff race in recent weeks. But Atlanta’s follow-up move was quizzical – they named adviser John Hart as the interim GM, and stated that Hart, team president John Schuerholz, and Hall of Fame manager...
Via Bloguin Best
September 22, 2014  |  Discuss

What’s next for the Braves?

Fredi Gonzalez Braves – Photo Credit – LWYang All season, we have known how bad the Texas Rangers have been. We also know that they have an excuse — injuries has killed that team and since they have been good the past couple of years, they kind of get a mulligan, though it might be unfair. So what exactly is the Atlanta Braves (75-75) excuse for getting swept by a Rangers ...
Via Hot Stove MLB
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Should the Atlanta Braves axe Fredi Gonzalez?

As the days in the 2014 regular season dwindle down, the Atlanta Braves find themselves fighting to stay alive in the tight NL Wild Card race. The situation is still unsettled after Saturday, as Atlanta remains 5.5 games behind the Washington Nationals in the NL East and tied with the Milwaukee Brewers for the final playoff spot. The team’s recent struggles, which includes being...
Via isportsweb.com
September 06, 2014  |  1 Comment
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